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The Top Swap at Dairy Queen

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By offering a few decent sandwiches, a Mini Blizzard, and reasonable-size 300-calorie sundaes, DQ has inched their way into All-Not That territory. Still, a wide array of bad burgers, bulging chicken baskets, and blindingly sweet concoctions leave plenty of room for error. Here's a look at one hypothetical meal: a Mushroom Swiss Burger with regular onion rings and a small Snickers Blizzard—a hefty 1,530 calories.<<

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Hot Fudge Sundae (small)

Calories

360

Fat

19 g

Saturated fat

13 g

Trans fat

N/A

Sugars

40 g

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Georgia Mud Fudge Blizzard (small)

Calories

660

Fat

34 g

Saturated fat

13 g

Trans fat

0.5 g

Sugars

61 g

A hot fudge sundae was once the epitome of decadence, but thanks to the invention of candy-infused soft-serve disasters like the Blizzard, traditional sundaes are often the most prudent treats at big ice cream chains.

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